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Are all Verizon 4g phones unlocked?

Last Updated: 3rd May, 2020

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Verizon is actually one of the more lenientcarriers when it comes to unlocking devices. As mentioned,all of their 4G LTE devices already comeunlocked. You'll just need to make sure that, if you'retrying to use the phone on a GSM carrier, that yourVerizon phone has the required GSM radios.

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Likewise, are all Verizon phones unlocked?

Verizon doesnot lock most of their smartphone devices on their postpaidservices. If you purchased a 4G LTE smartphone from Verizon,then your device already comes unlocked and no code isneeded to program them for use with another carrier.

Likewise, are Verizon iPhones locked or unlocked? According to Verizon, they do not lock most oftheir phones. To quote them directly: "We do not lock our 4G LTEdevices and no code is needed to program them for use with anothercarrier." That means that any iPhone 5 or higher thatwas bought with Verizon should already beunlocked.

Just so, does Verizon lock their phones 2019?

If you've just bought your phone fromVerizon, yes, it will be locked to thenetwork. In July of 2019, Verizon changed itsprevious policy of selling most phones unlocked to one wheredevices come unlocked for at least 60 days afterpurchase.

Does Verizon SIM lock their phones?

Verizon shared plans back in February for afuture change that involved SIM locking of theirphones. The news made headlines because for one, Verizondoesn't lock their phones and hasn't for years (unlike othercarriers), but it also was a significant change because they aren'tallowed to lock them.

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